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Nao Yamamoto

Nao Yamamoto White #2 Kurouchi 240mm Gyuto

Nao Yamamoto White #2 Kurouchi 240mm Gyuto

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Nao Yamamoto is an award winning blacksmith who uses traditional methods to create striking and innovative designs true to his traditional craftsmanship.

Yamamoto-san works with a variety of steels to produce various ranges, including his incredibly unique black damascus blades, offering a dark and matt finish to the deep damascus finish that really stands out and makes the knife special.


Knife Type: Gyuto
Steel Type: White Steel No.2 (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
Blade Hardness: HRC 60-61
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 240mm (9.4")
Blade Height: 53mm (2.1")
Blade Thickness: 5mm (0.2")
Ferrule Material: Resin
Handle Material: Cherry Tree
Handle Length: 140mm (5.5")
Weight: 212g (7.5 ounces)


Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.

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